[libvirt] [PATCH] nwfilters: Test suite for checking created firewall entries

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Thu Apr 8 08:23:28 UTC 2010

On Wed, Apr 07, 2010 at 02:53:28PM -0400, Stefan Berger wrote:
> This patch adds new test cases to the existing nwfilter test program and
> adds a test script that must be run while a VM is running. This test
> script verifies that input network filter XML creates expected
> user-defined tables and rules on ebtables, iptables & ip6tables layer
> and verifies their content against expected content. The idea is that
> these tools always return exactly the same output when displaying the
> content of a user-defined table so that the diff tool can be used for
> simple text comparison. All supported protocols have at least one test
> case. 
> This test program is not run automatically since it requires a running
> VM.

I think this test should really be part of the libvirt-TCK, since that
provides you the framework for running real VMs & interacting with the
host OS.

The tests in libvirt/tests should all be unit tests which don't interact
with the host system state

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